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Academics at McDowell High School

Academics
C+
Based on SAT/ACT scores, colleges students are interested in, and survey responses on academics from students and parents.
Average Graduation Rate
85%

State Test Scores

Percent Proficient - Reading
39%
Percent Proficient - Math
35%

AP and College Prep Courses

AP Exam Pass Rate
42%
AP Enrollment
14%
AP Math Enrollment
Low
AP Science Enrollment
Low
Number of AP Courses Offered
11
AP Other Enrollment
Low
Advanced Math Enrollment
Very High
IB Program Offered
No

SAT and ACT Test Scores

Average SAT
1090
141 responses
Math
540
Verbal
550
Average ACT
22
74 responses
Math
22
Reading
23
English
21
Science
22

Colleges Students Are Considering

What Students Want to Study

What Students Say

Poll
How challenging are academics at this school?
Based on 29 responses
  • This school is the best in the area.
    10%
  • Probably like most other schools.
    83%
  • This school doesn't challenge anyone.
    7%
Poll
How seriously do students take their classes at this school?
Based on 15 responses
  • Seriously. Students are there to learn, but aren't necessarily thinking about the future.
    13%
  • Somewhat seriously. Students are more focused on what's going on this weekend.
    53%
  • Not seriously at all. They're more interested in socializing and partying.
    33%
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